Re: Attempted summary and thoughts
On Fri, Mar 30, 2007 at 06:51:52AM -0400, Roberto C. S?nchez wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 30, 2007 at 10:13:47AM +0000, email@example.com wrote:
> > On Fri, Mar 30, 2007 at 05:09:12AM -0400, Nathanael Nerode wrote:
> > > >Russ Allbery wrote:
> > > >So, here's a possibly weird proposal.
> > > >
> > > >What if we had some mechanism whereby people could indicate interest in
> > > >maintaining a package should anything happen to the current maintainer?
> > > >Have it be as non-confrontational as possible by having it not indicate
> > > >any feeling about whether the package is currently maintained well,
> > > >just a willingness to help should the current maintainer be unable to
> > > >continue for some reason.
> > an "understudy" or "standby" ?
> Could we call it "co-maintainer" or something like that?
I understood that term to be already in use with a different meaning ?
or do you mean that an additional role is not required :-)